Tag Archives: quayside

Lost audience, sight, and a Dutch cap (Rousse)

When responding to the question as to how I had met my boyfriend, my first job was to correct the enquirer. We were simply friends from University who had first met at a bus stop on the Bristol Road South … Continue reading

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Couple squanders a million on five star city break to New York (Rousse)

With each meal costing almost £400 a shot, and accommodation at £700 per person a night, this holiday did not come cheap – even if the expenses were partially covered by TPR’s employers as an incentive trip. Although we loved … Continue reading

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A near-drowning in the north sea (Rousse)

TPR and I almost drowned. When we fell into the sea he was lucky enough to be carrying a small dinghy. Even so I first to swim to the harbour wall and clamber up the green metal ladder to the … Continue reading

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Getting rid of an unwanted Spanish husband (Rousse)

What on earth had I done by marrying a weedy Spaniard? I was in love with TPR! Communication between me and my new husband was very poor, and I didn’t even fancy the silly little man. He made such a … Continue reading

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A sad cycling trip to Sassau (Rousse)

We had travelled for days, and at last we reached the southern edges of Europe. It had been an adventurous voyage so far: In a medieval French square we’d caught a glimpse of a JS lookalike in a red spotted … Continue reading

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‘Sherlock’ at the fish olympics (Belle)

I stood on the quayside watching Benedict Cumberbatch, (as Sherlock) participate in the Fisherman Olympics. Not only were competitors asked to compare their ‘bucket o’fish’ (squids scored double) but the rules required them to repeatedly sink to their knees and … Continue reading

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